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The Zone

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American, Pizza, Cafe, International, Pub, Fusion
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Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 331 441
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 15
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A charming pub cum cafe cum karaoke bar

The Zone has a very unassuming entrance, but once you're inside you feel like you are in some English pub. The football posters and TVs tuned in to sports channels makes that evident. There is a big sofa cum chairs on the left hand side if you have a big group or you can chill on the other tables... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
nimsaw
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zone has a very unassuming entrance, but once you're inside you feel like you are in some English pub. The football posters and TVs tuned in to sports channels makes that evident. There is a big sofa cum chairs on the left hand side if you have a big group or you can chill on the other tables on... More 

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Thank nimsaw
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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161 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is a great place for a café lunch, with very good coffee and quite good and reasonably-priced food. I had the Yak ribs which were good and a companion had a Yak burger which he quite enjoyed. Nice café ambiance and no pressure to eat and run.

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Thank Travelingman074
New Delhi, India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place to hang out and chill The food is great . The ambience is excellent You can spend all your leisure time just being there having a drink or a meal

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Thank deepakS1
Madrid, Spain
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

If you want to feel a western atmosphere after a journey of Himalaya taste, then try the Zone. You can find very good yak hamburgers or a superb spinach tempura or try a good gin tonic, but you have to be prepared to pay a similar price than any restaurant in New York. By the way you will see the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Great food and ambience. Had a long chat with the owner. If you enjoy music from the 80's and 90's this is the place to go. I had the Yak Rib and my daughter the chicken wrap; excellent!

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Thank Wanderlust2412
Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

A visit to Thimpu and not trying Yat meat is a big miss. One has to try the Yak ribs its yammy and must drink is Red Panda beer. Not available in many places though.

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Thank sunilsanSingapore
Thimphu, Bhutan
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

The zone is one of the most famous lounges in Thimphu. Right across Changlimthang stadium. Perfect place to enjoy good conti fare like burgers and pizzas with chilled beer.

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Thank highonchai
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

The Zone is a nice bar to kick back and relax with a drink and some cheap, good quality food after a long day. We went here after a day of sight seeing and after several days of curries and local food - great as it all was - this was just what we needed: a comfy bar with decent... More 

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Thank R2121
Thane, India
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Its nice food place, located in main town of Timphu, near Bhutan kitchen. They have many food options like burgers, fries, sandwiches etc and of course all soft n hard drinks too. Actually this place is all about the typical hangout place experience. I personally feel it have got European cafe influence over it. Cozy n dark place for perfect... More 

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Thank Ninad R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Lovely chicken burgers with chips, good ambiance and football frenzi owner makes you feel comfortable. Food is good. A place to be in during a visit to Thimphu. I never miss a visit to The Zone when in Thimphu. Free wifi too !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
  • Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
  • Phone Number: +975 2 331 441

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Cafe, International, Pub, Fusion

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